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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I'm having panic attack right now, chest pain, and feel like need to go to restroom, feel like menstrual cramps, burning sensations, shaking is it normal?

I'm having panic attack right now, chest pain, and feel like need to go to restroom, feel like menstrual cramps, burning sensations, shaking is it normal?

Anxiety: If you are in good health and no medical issues it can be just panic attacks and anxiety the burning an menstrual cramps can be a sign of UTI or other female related problems please get checkup to avoid any worsening. ...Read more

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Why my chest pains are more often before and during period and they are reduced in the middle time of menstrual cycle? Hormone related?

Why my chest pains are more often before and during period and they are reduced in the middle time of menstrual cycle? Hormone related?

Yes: Certainly your observation suggests that. We know many non-pelvic symptoms are related to the menstrual cycle. Many women get arrhythmias (palpitations) at different times of the month. Sleep disturbance, headaches, appetite, fluid retention, mood, etc are all related. Why not chest pain? ...Read more

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I am 35 weeks pregnant with side pains chest pains menstrual cramping back pains trouble breathing and constant vomit, what can be going on?

I am 35 weeks pregnant with side pains chest pains menstrual cramping back pains trouble breathing and constant vomit, what can be going on?

TERM PREGNANCY: You are almost term and ready to have a baby. Are you under the care of an OB md? Do you have toxemia? You should be checked weekly by your md. Please see him or go to er for checkup. Take care ...Read more

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Is breast soreness two weeks before menstrual cycle normal?

Is breast soreness two weeks before menstrual cycle normal?

Yes, generally.: Very common. Also at the time of the cycle. Breast tenderness is very responsive to hormonal changes. These occur at he time of ovulation with a spike up then down in estrogen and again at the menses with a significant nadir in the estrogen and Progesterone levels. This alone dan cause he symptoms you describe without any seriousc. ...Read more

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Is it possible for some benign breast lumps to appear before menstrual cycle and disappear during or afterwards?

Is it possible for some benign breast lumps to appear before menstrual cycle and disappear during or afterwards?

Absolutely: Benign fibrocystic tissue in the breast cycles with you menses and can feel like a lump in the breast that goes away after your period. Some breast cysts are cyclical as well. See your doctor for a breast exam to confirm that this is benign tissue and not something else. ...Read more

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Stopped breast feeding and the baby is 5 months old how long should it take you to get your first menstrual cycle if you haven't had it since born?

Stopped breast feeding and the baby is 5 months old how long should it take you to get your first menstrual cycle if you haven't had it since born?

Cycling: Everyone is different but once the hormones go away from the breast feeding you should ovulate so first ovulation will be before first period so be careful as u may not be able to time that ovulation ...Read more

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What causes premenstrual breast pain and what is the possible remedy? ? Will taking drug to stop the pain have any side effects on the menstrual cycle

What causes premenstrual breast pain and what is the possible remedy? ? Will taking drug to stop the pain have any side effects on the menstrual cycle

Premenstrual breast: Pain. Increased fluid retention can cause breast pain prior to your period. Try omega 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Avoid caffeine, alcohol or extra salt. Over the counter products like midol can be helpful. ...Read more

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I am 4days late My menstrual cycle has always been21days my breast have been tender and I am having some pain like when I ovulate should I be worried.

I am 4days late My menstrual cycle has always been21days my breast have been tender and I am having some pain like when I ovulate should I be worried.

Late periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections and hormonal changes can cause spotting. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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My boobs are normally sore&swell around the time my menstrual cycle coming. This week my boobs seem slighty swelled then usual, pain near my armpit to?

My boobs are normally sore&swell around the time my menstrual cycle coming. This week my boobs seem slighty swelled then usual, pain near my armpit to?

Breast swelling: It is very normal and common for breasts to swell before or around the time of a woman's menstrual cycle. Also, it often varies from month to month, so that is not unusual either. I guess I'm a little concerned that you have pain near one of your armpits. If it goes away completely after your period, you're probably fine. But if it worsens or persists, I would see your doctor to get checked out. ...Read more

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I am 29 and having pains in my left breast, its pain underneath and on the side and when I take a deep breath. It's not from my menstrual cycle I know?

I am 29 and having pains in my left breast, its pain underneath and on the side and when I take a deep breath. It's not from my menstrual cycle I know?

Costochondritis: The fact that you describe it under the breast and worse with breathing suggests the problem is in your chest wall and not your breast. Most likely a condition known as costochondritis. A painful condition of what we think is inflammation and irritation in the muscles of the chest wall. Don't really know what causes it. Anti-inflammatory (ibuprofen, naproxen) moist heat to area can help. ...Read more

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Usually my breast are sore right before my menstrual cycle but not this month?

Usually my breast are sore right before my menstrual cycle but not this month?

It may be ok: The breasts can be sore before periods but not always, so if the breasts are not sore, that does not mean there is anything wrong with you. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my underarm and I'm experiencing some nipple pain and my menstrual cycle is no where near?

Breast pain: What you are describing sounds like a possible breast infection with a swollen lymph node in your armpit. You need to be seen by your doctor in the morning, sooner if you get fever and/or chills. ...Read more

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What other reasons besides being on menstrual cycle, can Brest tenderness and nipple soreness be?

What other reasons besides being on menstrual cycle, can Brest tenderness and nipple soreness be?

Hormonal thetapy: 1)hormonal medications like a new birth control if you recently started using one. 2) trauma like tight bras. 3) lactation. ..... ...Read more

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Chest pain over a month now?

Chest pain over a month now?

Chest pain: I don't know what your cardiac cath showed. If it showed no blockage the pain is most likely not angina. There are other things that cause chest pain. Even a bad gallbladder can do it. I would suggest returning to your doctor and letting them know you still have pain. ...Read more

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What can cause constant chest pain?

What can cause constant chest pain?

Constant chest pain: Well a knife in the chest for one thing, on the other hand there are lots of things which could do this from lung/pleural problems inside, through chest wall inflammation like costochondritis, thru esophageal problems.....lots of potential considerations, need to see a Doc to work through them.... ...Read more

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What does atypical chest pain mean?

What does atypical chest pain mean?

Atypical...: Chest pain due to heart pain has certain features like substernal pain that radiates to the jaw and left arm, pain described as pressure-like, etc. Chest pain that does not have these classic features is called atypical chest pain. Atypical chest pain is less likely to be due to the heart but still could be so testing to rule out the heart may still be indicated, especially if no other source found ...Read more

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Can unsuitable bra cause chest pain?

Yes: This is possible...Try a better fitting one & see if symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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How do you treat frequent chest pain?

How do you treat frequent chest pain?

Evaluate different c: Chest pain that is recurrent implies something that needs to worked up. Considerations include musculoskeletal pain, GI causes, stress/anxiety, cardiac, and pulmonary causes. Workup should focus on a good history of what provokes and what relieves the symptoms as well as their description and associated findings (like exercise tolerance, shortness of breath). A change in functional status etc. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my chest pain?

STRETCH: Stretch it out slowly.. If this doesn't resolve the problem see your primary care provider. ...Read more

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Does too much ginger cause chest pain?

Ginger: About 3% of people in one study of ginger had chest pain, this makes it fairly uncommon. Could find no proof ginger causes chest pain. ...Read more

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What is chest pain mean in healthy teen?

Chest pain: Lots of possible causes, means should get checked to diagnose cause of the symptom. ...Read more

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What causes fleeting left side chest pain?

What causes fleeting left side chest pain?

Multiple things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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How can I stop chest pain while exercising?

How can I stop chest pain while exercising?

Serious symptom: That is a potentially serious symptom. You need a full cardiac evaluation to be sure that your symptoms are not due to a life threatening condition. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more